"Exit, Voice, and Family Policy: Explaining Japan's Uneven Pace of Reform"
Prof. Leonard Schoppa
(Associate Professor, Department of Politics, University of Virginia)
Sophia University COE Program:
Towards Area-Based Global Studies (AGLOS)
AGLOS Talk series Friday 13 December 2002 from 5pm
Ichigaya Campus, Main Building, Room 402
Professor Schoppa was a Rhodes Scholar and received his D.Phil. in Politics from Oxford in 1989. A former Reischauer Institute Post-Doctoral Fellow at Harvard University, he has been employed at the University of Virginia since 1990, and served as Director of its East Asia Center in 1997-2000. His publications include _Education Reform in Japan_ (Routledge, 1991); and _Bargaining with Japan: What American Pressure Can and Cannot Do_ (Columbia University Press, 1997), and the co-edited volume _Social Contracts Under Stress: the Middle Classes of America, Europe, and Japan at the Turn of the Century_ (New York: Russell Sage, 2002). He is currently completing a book manuscript that is tentatively titled _Race for the Exits: Women, Firms, and the Future of Social Protection in Japan_.
The lecture will be given in English, and open to the public. Advanced registration via email would be helpful, but not strictly necessary.
The Ichigaya Campus (NOT Yotsuya) is located at 4 Yonbancho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0081, opposite the Annex (bekkan) of Nihon TV. Nearest stations are Ichigaya and Kojimachi.
Faculty of Comparative Culture
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